Mount Kilimanjaro National Park

Mount Kilimanjaro National Park

Mount Kililmanjaro National Park

Overview

Mount Kilimanjaro national park, the so called the peak of Africa. It’s the largest mountain in Africa and among the giant mountains in the worlds. The most astonishing feature is it being the only tropical mountain with a snow cap. This mountain is 5,895m high above the sea level with a base area of 756square km. this mountain is also comprised of three peaks which are Mawenzi (5,149m) Kibo(5895m) and Shira (3962m).

Best known

Kilimanjaro has 6 climbing routes all passing through the Kilimanjaro Forest Reserve. This are Marangu, Mweka, Machame,  Umbwe,  Shira, and Rongai routes. Another interesting is that different levels of this mountain have different climate. Also as you pass through the forest you will come across monkeys hoping across trees and birds of different species.

  • This park is best known for

    • It’s the highest mountain in the whole Africa continent.
    • It’s the only mountain in tropic climate with a snow cap.
    • Presence of wild animals in the slopes of the mountain.
    • It has extraordinary views and superb sunrise and fall.
  • When to go

    • December –February there is warm and clear condition on the mount hence best to climb. Also July-September it’s dry and cold. Apart from March to May where there are heavy rainfall on the southern part of the mountains. The ice at the peak remains due to decrease in temperature as you move high.
  • Activites

    • Trekking and climbing mountain Kilimanjaro
    • Walking safari within the mount Kilimanjaro national park.